1. The development of the whole child.
We support the whole person’s spiritual, mental, physical and emotional well-being in a safe, diverse and respectful community.
2. Academic excellence and achievement.
We deliver academic excellence in vibrant English and French programs.
3. The reflection of Catholic values and principles.
We respect the universal values of all faiths and proclaim Catholic principles of faith and service to others in all our teaching.
4. Innovative approaches to teaching and learning.
We use innovate methods and technologies to support all learning styles and to help our students develop a love of learning in order to thrive in a changing world.
Our Vision - Our collective goal
At the Ottawa Catholic School Board, all students are inspired and guided to realize their spiritual, social and academic potential, and to take their place in the world as thoughtful, well-rounded citizens.
Our Mission - How we will achieve our vision
The mission of the Ottawa Catholic School Board is to provide all our students with a well-rounded education for the mind, body and spirit through an emphasis on academic excellence, social responsibility and Catholic values.
Our vision is one where all staff and students have the skills they need to excel in the 21st century. We will achieve student success by meeting the diverse needs of 21st century learners. In order to create a learning environment that engages our students we are in the process of: updating our infrastructure, introducing new tools, creating professional digital learning communities, building leadership capacity, and removing procedural barriers.
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Covering an area of approximately 2,900 square kilometres, the Ottawa Catholic School Board is an all encompassing urban, suburban and rural board located in Eastern Ontario. With a full-time equivalent teaching and non-teaching staff of approximately 4,000, we operate 81 schools (64 elementary, two (2) intermediate, 15 high schools) as well as one (1) special education centre, one (1) adult high school and four (4) adult education centres. We provide a distinctive education with a special emphasis on student success and spiritual growth to approximately 38,800 full-time students.